Wal-Mart to drop 'stores' from name

Posted: December 7, 2017 at 4:30 a.m.

This undated file photo shows Wal-Mart's sign in front of its Bentonville headquarters.

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is shortening its legal name to Walmart Inc., making a change that emphasizes the company's goal of being known as more than a big box retailer.

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